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5KRunDead Zombie Run - Atlanta, GA - 2 zombies from THE WALKING DEAD will be here!!
Sun, Oct 18, 2015
RUNNER - INDIVIDUAL: Runners will have flags that represent their health. Zombies will try to steal those flags. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or become one of the walking dead! - RUNNER - INDIVIDUAL
RUNNER - TEAMS (5 or more individual runners): Runners will have flags that represent their health. Zombies will try to steal those flags. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or become one of the walking dead! - RUNNER - TEAMS
ZOMBIE - INDIVIDUAL: Zombies will try to steal flags from runners. Prizes awarded to zombies with the most flags. All zombies receive a FREE zombie transformation from professional make-up artists! - ZOMBIE - INDIVIDUAL
ZOMBIE - TEAMS (5 or more individual zombies): Zombies will try to steal flags from runners. Prizes awarded to zombies with the most flags. All zombies receive a FREE zombie transformation from professional make-up artists! - ZOMBIE - TEAMS
About This Activity
Limited time offer: Use code LENORA for $30 off registration (any category)!
5KRunDead zombie runs will exceed your expectations for fun!
100% of proceeds will benefit scientific research on cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
Runners will endure a 5K run through a zombie-infested course. Test your speed, endurance, and strength while trying to avoid ravenous zombies!
Runners will have flags that represent their health. Zombies will try to steal those flags. Runners must make it to the finish line with at least one flag or become one of the walking dead!
All participants receive a free 5KRunDead t-shirt, refreshments, and a chance at great prizes!
Five Reasons to Choose 5KRunDead
AFFORDABLE: We are the most affordable zombie run in the country! Check our FB page for great promo codes!
LOCATION: We are nationwide! Our schedule for 2015 includes at least 35 cities across the United States.
CHARITY: 100% of proceeds donated to AD research. Your participation in 5KRunDead makes a difference!
ZOMBIES: Free professional makeover for all zombies! All of our zombies undergo a free transformation by professional make-up artists to help make them the most realistic-appearing zombies ever!
FUN: Run from zombies or be a zombie and chase runners!
Special Guests at Atlanta's 5KRunDead: 2 Zombies from The Walking Dead! Tony Gowell: Tony has been with Dragon Con for 15 years, and is currently a Director for the Dragon Con Convention Office; as well as one of the Official Moderators for the convention and other shows in the South East. He has been a former casting assistant for various agencies in Atlanta; but is also a local actor for film, television, commercials, and website tutorials. He has worked on Test Group, Rectify, Devious Maids, Killers, Due Date, The Internship, Life as We Know It, The Blind Side, Single Ladies, Necessary Roughness, Catching Fire, Drop Dead Diva, Franklin & Bash, Hall Pass, and The Vampire Diaries. With the meteoric popularity of all things undead, it's important to mention his work on the hit film Zombieland and AMC's The Walking Dead. Tony is most recently recognizable as one of the 'barn walkers', and is excited to talk to fans about his many on set experiences from his 9 different episodes of Seasons 1 & 2.
Alex Wayne: Alex started with a youth theater group in Tennessee called The Dreamweavers for productions of Annie, Alice in Wonderland, Tom Sawyer, The Foreigner, and Anne Frank. In 2010, Alex moved to the Atlanta, GA area to pursue screen acting. With work on Franklin & Bash, Teen Wolf, The Vampire Diaries, Drop Dead Diva, Hall Pass,The Collection to get started. In 2011, he was asked to come in for "zombie school" on the second season of The Walking Dead. From there, it's been an exciting ride thanks to the show's insane popularity. From Entertainment Weekly magazine covers to fan tattoos, t-shirts, merchandise, and other media marketing. Alex Wayne is most recently recognized on The Walking Dead out of his 10 episodes as not only the 'face' for Season 2 marketing, but also the walker in the boiler room that ate Lori, in Season 3. Alex is also featured in the Season 5 finale, when Glenn gets attacked by Walkers in the woods. And the amazing Todd McFarlane has unveiled his latest collector toy item featuring Alex, to come out later this year.
Both TWD zombies will be on site for the entire 5KRunDead event autographing 8x10 photos (additional fee).
For more information and photos of both actors, go here:
Event details and schedule
1:00 pm: Zombies, make-up artists, and DJ arrive on site.
1:15 pm: Zombies begin free transformation by on-site makeup artists.
2:00 pm: Runners arrive and begin checking in.
3:30 pm: On-site check-in ends. Runners and zombies, please be on-site and checked in by this time (30 minutes prior to the start of the race).
3:40 pm: Zombies are directed to their locations along the course.